Pension Research

The lack of adequate retirement income is a broad-based concern with research showing the problem is even more acute for women. According to research from digital wealth management firm Moneyfarm, British “women are less financially prepared than men (39 per cent compared to 26 per cent),” reports The Express. Even...

Retirement is a marker in the lives of most people, even if it’s less of a fixed one than it used to be. Many factors, including adequate accumulation of retirement income, lead to delayed retirement for many, but regardless of when retirement comes its “changing nature” will likely have broad impact, writes Gwenith G....

The greying of the workforce is being driven by two main forces, the experts will tell you: some people continue to work into the traditional retirement years because they want to, other because they have to. Writing for the Vancouver Sun, Denise Ryan chronicles the story of one 80 year old who still toils away, not...

A generational shift is underway and by the time it’s over millennials will have replaced boomers as the largest voting bloc, the Iowa State University news service reports. It references Dave Anderson, an assistant professor of political science at the university, who says millennials already outnumber boomers,...

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Aiming to “better reflect” the increased lifespans of Canadians, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries has published a new mortality improvement scale, writes Jennifer Paterson for Benefits Canada. The tool also includes an effort to “harmonize actuarial work in the pension and life insurance industries,” she...

The passage of tax reform in the United States has begun a “healthy national conversation about the direction in which (the United States) should move on important fiscal issues, including retirement security,” write Sean McGarvey and Stephen Sandherr for The Hill. This “broader conversation” should include solutions to...